Train Journey to Fame

It was in one of those 10 hour crowded train journeys from Shangdong that Eric dreamt of a better way to meet, talk and spend time with his girlfriend. Armed with a degree in applied maths and ace coding skills he looked westward. But even as Silicon Valley beckoned, US immigration blocked. For 8 consecutiveContinue reading “Train Journey to Fame”

Two Hundred Years of Resilience

When 10 yr old William heard loud knocks on his bedroom door at midnight, his family were readying themselves for a big escape from their home in Shoreham, England to Baltimore, US. The British PM, a close friend of his father asked him to leave England or risk death for sympathising with Americans fighting forContinue reading “Two Hundred Years of Resilience”